Noun – A catchy song or tune that runs continually through a person’s mind.
Most are aware of this curiosity even if they do not know the term. What remains unnamed is the less obvious cousin of the earworm – the song that has infected your mind not just with audio loops, but with video replays of a movie featuring the song.
This is to be expected when settling in to watch a film from the musical genre, but what about the movies that develop sneaky song association? Not musical by nature, but when the show is over – the melody remains. From that viewing on, it is impossible to hear the song without at least a passing thought of the film.
Below is a list of 5 Songs Forever Tied to Movies. I said A LIST OF 5 – not LIST OF THE 5, not LIST OF Top 5 – simply a list of 5. Why 5, you ask? Because that’s what Nina said. And I’m extrememly indecisive so I take direction well. Plus, you can only torture people with earworms so long before you start feeling like a total jerk……